Birthday Shawls

 

~by Janet Severi Bristow & Vicky Galo~

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You may want to create a shawl for a special birthday.

 

Suggestions:

        Create a shawl corresponding to birth month color.

        Add decorative birthstone beads or semi-precious stones to add further dimension to the symbolism.

        Below are birthstones w/general definitions.

 

 

 

January

January Birthstone - Garnet     Garnet Faithfulness

rose quartz  Rose Quartz Unconditional Love

February

amethyst  Amethyst Sincerity

onyx      Onyx Strength

March

 

    aquamarine Aquamarine Communication

 

   Bloodstone Bravery

 

April

 

    diamond Diamond Spirituality

 

    quartz Quartz Crystal Insight

 

May

 

    emerald Emerald - Wisdom

    chrysoprase Chrysoprase Inner Peace       

 

June

 

    alexandrite Alexandrite  Regenerative

 

    pearl Pearl Serenity

 

    moonstone Moonstone Intuition

 

July

 

      ruby Ruby - Happiness

      carnelian Carnelian - Uplifting

 

August

 

     peridot Peridot- Self Esteem

  Sardonyx  BirthstoneSardonyx - Courage

 

September

 

      Sapphire - Fulfillment

 

      Lapis Lazuli - Expression

 

October

   Opal Spiritual Awareness

   Tourmaline - Harmony

 

November

 

  Topaz - Loyalty

 

      Citrine - Clarity

 

December

 

  Zircon - Understanding

    Turquoise - Protection

 

 

 

 

 

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